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Pennsylvania Clean Slate Bill

Pennsylvania General Assembly Passes Clean Slate Bill to Seal Certain Criminal Records

The Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a bipartisan legislation to seal certain criminal records such as those related to juvenile matters. The bill provides low-level,...
Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Signs Bill

Gov. Wolf Signs Bill to Increase Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed into law a legislation that increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities. In a statement on Thursday, Gov. Wolf said...

Coalition of State AGs Demands DOJ to End “Inhumane” Zero-Tolerance Policy

A coalition of 21 state Attorneys General demanded the Department of Justice (DOJ) to end its zero-tolerance policy that separates undocumented families caught crossing...
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is Battling Parkinson’s Disease

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell revealed that he is battling Parksinson’s disease. He encouraged people who suspect they have symptoms to get diagnosed and...
Pennsylvania Gov Tom Wolf

Gov. Wolf Supports Bill that Will Help Moms Struggling with Postpartum Depression

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf supports a legislation that will help new moms struggling with postpartum depression (PPD). On Wednesday, the governor praised lawmakers at the...
Pennsylvania Capitol Dome

Pennsylvania Establishes Long-Term Funding for Clean Energy Technology

Pennsylvania established a long-term funding to allow low-cost clean energy technology and water conservation upgrades to commercial and industrial properties. On Tuesday, Gov. Wolf announced...
Pennsylvania Capitol Dome

Suicide Rate Increases More Than 34 Percent in Pennsylvania

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the suicide rate increased in all states except Nevada over the past 17 years. In...

Pennsylvania Gov.Tom Wolf Signs Order Addressing Gender Wage Gap

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf decided to address the gender wage gap that is hurting women, families and businesses. Currently, women are still paid significantly...
Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania AG Sues Nine More Drug Dealers Connected to Major Narcotics Ring

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that he filed charges against nine more drug dealers on Monday. According to AG Shapiro, the drug dealers are...
Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf

Gov. Tom Wolf Calls for Minimum Wage Increase in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is encouraging Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly to pass a legislation to increase the minimum wage in the state. In...

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Pennsylvania Sued over State Law Limiting Medicaid Coverage for Abortion

A group of abortion providers sued Pennsylvania over a statute that limits abortion coverage under the state’s Medicaid program known as Medical Assistance. The Pennsylvania...